President Barak Obama has offered Iran a "new beginning" in an unprecedented taped message on the occasion of the Iranian new year. In the message, delivered at midnight on Friday, Obama used the occasion of Nowruz to speak directly to the people and leaders of Iran.
On June 30, Donald J. Trump became the first US president to set foot in North Korea. Trump made history when stepped across a low concrete marker accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and walked a few steps into the North. The two leaders agreed to have their negotiators resume an effort to reach what has so far been an elusive nuclear deal. US President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, stepped into North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom on June 30. Trump is the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)